Saturday, 15 Dec 2018

Berkeley High Graduates Pleads Guilty Of Having Helped ISIS, Spoke Of A Plan To Kill 10,000 In The Bay Area

A graduate of Berkeley High School in California, who reportedly told authorities that he wanted to help the IS to kill 10,000 people in the San Francisco Bay Area, pleaded guilty to federal charges Wednesday, while his attorney claimed that he was a victim of "

Amer Sinan Alhaggagi, 23, of Oakland, pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization, to own equipment for the manufacture of devices and identity theft 19659005] Authorities arrested Alhaggagi in November 2016 after buying clothes online with a fake card credit, but he was detained so that the federal authorities could continue to investigate him, reports the San Francisco Chronicle

Alhaggagi allegedly opened several Twitter accounts and Facebook 2016 for supporters of ISIS. then told an FBI secret agent that he wanted to kill 10,000 people in the Bay Area with bombs and cocaine poisoned by the rat, reported the Chronicle, citing court documents

. for terrorist attacks and brought three backpacks to use in a future attack on a storage locker, the document reported. But Alhaggagi broke off the talks with the agent after their last meeting.

"The government sent an undercover agent to get Amer to do something, to take a step toward a terrorist offense, he just did not want to do it."

– Mary McNamara, defense lawyer [19659009] Her attorney, Mary McNamara, told The East Bay Times that Alhaggagi's actions were "stupid mistakes." She described the government's action as "an operation." failed to infiltrate. "

" The government sent an undercover agent to get Amer to do something, to take a step toward a terrorist offense, "she said. not to do it. "

He faces a maximum of 47 years in prison, but McNamara told the Chronicle that his client was" slammed by the system "and hoped that the sentence would be only six to seven years.

"It's really a case on the appropriate sentence, and here is a young man who is immatu re, said stupid things online, and the FBI sent her best elements to try to get a sting operation, "she said

Alhaggagi was held without bail in Glenn E. Prison Dyer in Oakland. . His conviction was scheduled for November.

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